Higher-Education Technology News

All news articles from the CT editorial team, in chronological order.


UC Berkeley Adopts Financial Platform for Grant Management

The University of California, Berkeley has implemented a grants management system to help researchers and administrators track and report on grant milestones and spending.

Scalable Launches Ed Versions of Network Simulation Platforms

Scalable Network Technologies has launched educational versions of its latest QualNet and EXata network simulation programs.

NYU Targets Fortune 500 Company Employees in New Emerging Technology Course

Technology issues that challenge large corporations will be the focus of a new online graduate-level course offered by NYU's engineering school.

Unigo Acquires Cinergy Ed

Unigo Group, a company that provides tools to help students with schools, financing and more, will acquire the business assets of higher ed marketing services provider Cinergy Education.



2-Term Master's Core Class on Climate Change Offered as MOOC

The "Global Master's in Development Practice" is hosting a two-term online course on "Climate Change Science and Negotiations," starting in October 2014. That class will be part of the core requirements for the master's program and, simultaneously, offered as a massive open online course.

Analysis: Lecture Capture Market To Grow 24.1 Percent By 2019

The global lecture capture market is poised to grow 24.1 percent in the next five years, from revenues of $162.0 million in 2013 to $592.2 million in 2019, according to a recent analysis from research firm Frost & Sullivan.

Parking Management Update Adds API for Custom Apps

A company that develops applications for managing campus parking has just released a new version of its software that integrates with Blackboard's mobile app platform and adds enhancements to help students and staff find available parking.

Phablet Sales To Top Mobile PCs This Year, Tablets in 2015

Global sales of phablets, smartphones with screens between 5.5 and 7 inches, will top sales of portable PCs in 2014 and surpass sales of tablets in the next year, according to a new forecast from market research company International Data Corp.

Florida National University Broadens Online Continuing Education Offerings

Florida National University (FNU) is working with Ed4Online to make available a spate of self-paced open enrollment programs, offering continuing education credits to professionals.

U Michigan Adds Office of Digital Ed and Innovation To Improve Tech Use

The University of Michigan has added an Office of Digital Education and Innovation in an effort to help faculty use technology and digital programs more creatively.